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Jan 2, 2013 12:30am PST
everybody can get around safely and unimpaired. at least those operating vehicles will be unimpaired and we'll help everybody else get to where they need to go. there is a fire works show at the embarcadaro and mission at midnight. and we want people to be able to travel safely. we're working with the police department and other departments to make sure everybody is safe. and along the lines of free, you'll have on your agenda today, i think it's on that consent agenda, proposal to make muni free on december 28th, which is our 100th anniversary, december 28, 1912 that the ribbon was cut on the then new municipal railway system, one of the first if not the first public transit systems in the country. so, making what our initial thought was to roll back the fare to the original 5 cent fare. it turns out it would be more cumbersome and costly to go to 5 cents than it would be to open the doors and let everybody on for free. so, it's just a small token of thanks to our riders. and maybe to some would be riders. an enticement to come onto muni, a small gesture as part of our centennial ce
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
held responsible for this forecast. no. we came up with this projection unimpaired and on nothing stronger than many late nights of diet pepsi and vending machine twinkies. carl? >> what a view into how this institution works. steve, can you stick around for the next one? don't go anywhere. >> sure. >> let's tune in to someone who informs those meetings william poole the president of the st. louis federal reserve. welcome. >> good to be with you. steve also. >> hey, bill. >> i'm sure you heard steve go through some of those and you heard steve's characterization. here is the times. they're going through these as we speak right now. they call it a sign of an institution finally lurking into action. is that how you recall it? >> no. i don't think that characterization is fair or accurate. what we did not know but i don't think many others did either, what we did not know is that there were so many banks that had a large, huge portfolios of sub prime paper, long-term, long maturity, sub prime, financed with very short-term commercial paper, a few weeks, and practically no capital. we
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)